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Legal Secretary - Commercial Property

Posted 5 January by CLD Recruitment (Leeds) Ltd Ended
Legal Secretary £25,000 (d.o.e)

My client a well known and highly respectable law firm based in the centre of Leeds is looking to recruit an experienced Legal Secretary to work within their Commercial Property department, you will be required to work for a Partner as well as 1 or 2 Solicitors providing a high level of secretarial support.

Duties will include: -

Provide audio and copy typing support via a digital dictation system using a variety of software packages such as MS Word, Outlook and Excel etc. This will include accurately preparing and/or producing e-mails, letters, documents and presentations in template formats, with relevant attachments and enclosures etc and ensuring that they are prepared for signature in time for appropriate deadlines to be met;
Produce bills and other relevant financial information and reports on an appropriate basis e.g. monthly;
Dealing with day to day client enquiries in the absence of or on behalf of lawyers (without providing anything that may be regarded as legal advice), taking and forwarding messages as appropriate;
Effective diary management, to include arranging meetings, conferences/seminars and other related appointments, booking meeting rooms and providing refreshments, arranging travel and accommodation and operating an effective follow-up/reminder system and managing out of office messages and voicemail systems etc;
Deal with all incoming correspondence, taking care that during the absence of Lawyers anything of an urgent nature is seen immediately by another Lawyer in the team/Unit.

To apply for this role we are looking for a highly experienced individual that has current or previous experience within Commercial Property or Real Estate, you must have strong IT skills with knowledge of track changes, auto numbering etc along with fast & accurate typing speeds as well as excellent organisational skills.

If you have the required experience for this role please apply now...

CLD Recruitment (Leeds) Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. CLD Recruitment (Leeds) Ltd is an Equal Opportunities employer; we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

Required skills

  • Real Estate
  • Typing
  • Commercial Property
  • Secretary

Reference: 34149548

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